Lewis Silkin

Mr Lewis Silkin

Rush ID: 5748

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1889
Died:
11 May 1972
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5748
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6537050
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SILKIN, Lewis (1889-1972)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Silkin

    New hereditary

    1950

Constituencies

  1. Camberwell Peckham

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1936*
    Date of election: 6 May 1936
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Camberwell Peckham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Stoke Newington

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Wandsworth Central

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of Town and Country Planning 1945-1950

Higher education

  1. (College unknown)

    Graduated

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

  2. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Neft, Rosa

    Year: 1915

  2. Johnson, Mrs Freda

    Year: 1948

  3. Schlageter, Marguerite

    Year: 1964

Relationships

  1. Father of John Silkin

  2. Father of Sam Silkin

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1925-1945